prophecies are no guarantee
of positive intent.
Deceptive sources may make successful
predictions solely to win blind devotion, induce feelings of
doom, or create self-fulfilling prophecies. When positive
sources give prophecies, they respect freewill and present
probabilities without macabre coloring or undue fatalism.
That a body of material contains
identifiable truths does not necessarily make it valid.
Deceptive sources may pile a heap of lies upon an otherwise
factual basis, while the sloppier cases simply slap together
fragments of existing material. In contrast, positive
material is always more than the sum of its parts and
presents extra information that is novel, practical, and
Preoccupation with lower truths
can distract from the pursuit of higher truths.
instance, obsession with exposing political corruption can
distract from gaining necessary spiritual empowerment, which
is a popular tactic employed by
and their human agents. Positive sources prioritize by
framing lower truths in their higher context.
Just because something contains
convoluted trivia, complex jargon, and voluminous pages, it
does not necessarily contain profound truths.
of profundity sends people on a wild goose chase for grand truths better found elsewhere. Positive sources
are complex only for the sake of accuracy and conciseness.
The alternative to a fallacious
belief system may not always be a better alternative.
Rejecting something and seeking its diametric opposite could
simply be going from self-deception to self-destruction.
Positive sources do not subscribe to this mechanical binary
thinking and instead present balanced solutions that
transcend such false dichotomies.
Deceptive sources win allegiance
by stroking the ego and playing upon insecurities.
all special and here for a reason, but these dark forces
diminish humility and cater to self-importance by assigning
one grandiose titles, messianic roles, and outlandish past
life histories. Positive sources help you achieve a humble
understanding of your place in the universe without exalting
or repressing who you truly are.
Sometimes an action toward
balance can overshoot equilibrium and become a new type of
For instance, removing harmful contaminants from
your diet can bring a healthier balance, but removing too
many foods without proper substitutes can lead to
nutritional deficiency. To avoid this trap, corrective
actions must always be gauged relative to equilibrium.
The right method for the wrong
person can give detrimental results. For example, the
Fourth Way methodology aims to grow souls within those
who have none; if people who need soul awakening rather than
soul growth limit themselves to such a system, they will
assume they are less than they truly are and spiritually
suffocate. By knowing yourself, you will know what is right
for you [by Fourth Way, I mean the system of
Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, which is incomplete and
skewed. For a more balanced and complete treatment, see the
system outlined by
Gifts are not always given with
Alien abductees are frequently given psychic
powers and even healing abilities, but to the aliens these
are worthless trinkets they don’t mind trading for spiritual and biological ownership over the
abductee. Gifts are only
sincere when given unconditionally and selflessly.
Being under attack is not always
a sign of being on the right path.
Attacks can sometimes
serve as false confirmation in order to cattle-prod the
paranoid into clutching more tightly onto their deceptive
belief system, such as devout Catholics receiving
demonic attacks because they are easily herded this way and
fed upon. For those on the right track, attacks are far more
sophisticated; they seek to undermine faith and pressure one
into committing self-sabotage.
Astral deceivers often
impersonate impressive characters such as historical
figures, ascended masters, archangels, Jesus, or
They do this in order to form a parasitical bond
with those who believe this deception, and they go to great
lengths to build up their characters. Material should always
be evaluated on its content, not its source, and deceptive
sources will give cunningly flawed or empty material
regardless of their self-proclaimed credentials.
Noble intentions can be diverted
onto quixotic endeavors.
Those with good hearts can, due to
a lack of knowledge or ungrounded idealism, be led onto a
primrose path demanding much time, energy, and resources in
order to keep them spinning their wheels thinking they are
making a difference when in the big picture their talents
could be better applied elsewhere. Discernment requires not
letting subjectivity and wishful thinking mask the warning
signs that one is pursuing an inefficient path.
Group consensus is a double
While conferment and agreement between multiple
individuals lowers the risk of personal bias, if the entire
group can be entrained into agreeing upon a false idea, then
any individual dissenting on the side of truth will be
rebuffed on the rationalization that an individual is far
more likely to be wrong than an entire group. Personal
communion with one’s heart and mind should always take
precedence over group consensus because the truth is within.
Anything good can be shown in a
bad light; anything bad can be shown in a good light.
taking the best promises of a deceptive path and comparing
it to the worst risks of a productive path, the deceptive
path may falsely seem like the optimal choice. Only by
examining the totality of each option can one make an
That a method or system “just
works” and produces visible results is no guarantee
that the system is ultimately beneficial.
you see may be matched by greater amounts of detriment you
cannot see, which is especially true of systems that
emphasize substituting technology, ritual, or formula for
spiritual practice, self-determination, and discovery. The
best one can do is consider the benefits but hunt for the
potential shortcomings of a system and guard against them.
Deception seeks to emulate truth
as closely as possible while propagating just the opposite.
It shares the superficial characteristics of a positive
source and hopes the target audience does not look past the
shallow mimicry. Ultimately, something always tends to feel
“off” about these sources despite surface appearances
indicating nothing out of the ordinary; once intuition
alerts you, it is the job of reason to help you zero in on